Community Resources

Resource Type

2-1-1 Community Resources Directory

2-1-1 is the one-stop connection to local services from utility assistance, food, housing, child care, after-school programs, elder care, and crisis intervention.

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Adult Crisis Telephone Intervention and Options Network (Action Line)

For 24/7 access to substance use treatment, including detox and transportation, call the Access Line.

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American Job Center - Southwest Connecticut

American Job Centers help transform job seekers into qualified candidates and connect them with employers of all sizes. Anyone seeking a career is afforded convenient access to career coaching, job search resources and information on job training and educational opportunities at a single location.

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At Home in Darien

Helping Darien seniors live independently, comfortably and with dignity in their own homes and the community as long as possible.

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Building One Community

Building One Community helps Stamford-area immigrants and their families by providing ELL instruction, immigration legal services, job training, and assistance with medical, legal, and social challenges.

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Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCA|DV)

CCA|DV offers information and links to the 18 agencies in Connecticut whose primary purpose is to provide comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence and their families.

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Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection

Information you need to become licensed, renew a permit, or solve a problem. They are here to protect Connecticut citizens from fraud, unfair business practices and physical injury from unsafe goods or services.

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Connecticut Judicial Branch Law Library

Connecticut Judicial Branch Law Libraries provide in-person legal reference assistance, as well as print materials and electronic resources for your legal research needs. They are staffed by Connecticut Judicial Branch Law Librarians and serve all Connecticut residents.

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Connecticut Parent Advisory Council (CPAC)

Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center, Inc. (CPAC) is a statewide nonprofit organization that offers information and support to families of children with any disability or chronic illness, age birth through 26.

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CTLawHelp helps Connecticut residents solve their legal problems. In addition to providing legal advice to low income residents, this organization provides access to templates for living wills, advanced directives, and powers of attorney through their self-help dashboard.

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Darien Human Services

The Human Services Department provides a wide variety of services, including supportive counseling, assessment for benefits and program eligibility, as well as case management for any Darien resident. In addition, the staff provides crisis intervention, assistance with mental health, substance abuse and domestic violence issues. They also provide emergency financial assistance. All client information is strictly confidential.

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Family Centers

Family Centers is a private, nonprofit organization offering education, health and human services to children, adults and families in Fairfield County.

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Mental Health Crisis Intervention Team (Southwest CT Mental Health System)

The Regional Mobile Crisis Team is available to provide support for adults (18 years and older) who are experiencing a behavioral health crisis in the comfort of their own home or other community location.

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Person to Person (P2P)

P2P serves 28,000 residents in lower Fairfield County with the following programs: three food pantries, grocery home delivery, mobile pantry and casework team, clothing center, caseworker assistance, emergency financial assistance, scholarships/mentorships, camperships, and seasonal enrichment programs.

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Score of Fairfield County

SCORE Fairfield County offers free business mentoring and workshops from experienced advisors, entrepreneurs and corporate executives with diverse industry experience and specialties to help small business owners start, develop and grow their business.

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Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut

Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut is a legal aid advice and referral center helping low-income people solve their legal problems.

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